Learning & Development

Developing People. Building Brown.

The Center for Learning and Professional Development (CLPD) serves as a conduit of knowledge, information and services. We facilitate learning and assist staff in maximizing job performance.  Our offerings are designed to help Brown staff:

  • Develop the knowledge, skills and competencies to perform effectively in their current positions
  • Prepare themselves to assume new or different responsibilities either in their current position or to meet future goals
  • Forge internal and external partnerships to improve organizational effectiveness




Cynthia Yearwood, Training Coordinator 863-9970 cynthia_yearwood@brown.edu
David Ethier, Learning & Development Specialist 863-2656


Judy Nabb, Associate Director 863-9376


Mary-Ellen (Mell) Roca, Instructional Designer & Training Specialist 863-2456


To browse for learning opportunities, click the LearningPoint login button above. First, take a moment to review our training registration and attendance policy before signing up for CLPD's instructor-led programs. Email us at clpd@brown.edu.